DSM-5 Criteria for Social Anxiety Disorder

Sam’s Diagnosis/DSM-5 Criteria Sam has struggled to engage in conversations with others, and experiences anxiety on days that he must present in class. Nolen-Hoeksema (2014)...

Selecting a Diagnosis

  DSM-5 Diagnosis Schizophrenia is a disorder that has positive and negative symptoms. Rigby & Alexander (2008) states that positive symptoms are psychotic symptoms, and negative...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Client Description/Presenting Symptoms The client is Kristopher, who is a 19-year-old male who was in the military and was deployed to Iraq. He comes into...

Diagnosing Depressive Disorders

Depressive Disorder Diagnosis The learner would consider diagnosing Christina with major depressive disorder. Nolen-Hoeksema (2014) defines major depressive disorder as an episode with severe depression...

Legality and Ethics for Case Management

  Legality and Ethics for Case Management When it relates to addictions counseling, case management is meant to help design an efficient plan for each client’s...

Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population

Research Problem The research problem is studying the lived experiences of discrimination and mental illness in the LGBT population. When working with the LGBT community,...

Identifying Relevant Theories and Models

Psychoanalytic Theory             Psychoanalytic theory mandates that part of our personality lies in the unconscious (Hyde & DeLamater, 2014). Sigmund Freud is the founder of...

Developing a Case Study

Developing a Case Study The clients name for this case study is John and he is an 21-year-old Caucasian male who lives in an upper-class...

Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention

The hybrid model of crisis intervention model would help provide a flexible approach to help Rita. This model is helpful in breaking the situation...

Crisis Intervention Methodology

The ACA Code of Ethics (2014) mandates that counselors warn clients regarding the limits of confidentiality when using telephone or online counseling (ACA, 2014)....

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